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Regional Hourly Observations For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 AM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    70  67  90 W9        29.76F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    70  70 100 SW6       29.71F                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    71  68  90 SW9       29.75F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and fog east. In the west, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Visibility is less than one mile east. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Jackson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
249 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 /149 PM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible this evening. Heavy rainfall
will be the main threat with the stronger storms. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Scattered afternoon and evening storms are expected each day through
the next work week as the weather pattern remains unsettled.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encourage to report wind damage, hail, or flooding from
Friday's storms.

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7-Day Forecast For ANDERSON County, KY
242 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. North winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               JUL 27-JUL 31 JUL 29-AUG 4    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUE      KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -1.34)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.00)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.33)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-14-2018 to 07-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 77 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 55 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.06 inches statewide which was 0.07 inches above normal and 107% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.25 inches, Central 0.53 inches, Bluegrass 1.58 inches and East 0.87 inches, which was 0.29, -0.48, 0.62 and -0.16 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BIG SANDY to a high of 3.47 inches at VANCEBURG 6W.

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Almanac Information
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.080000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:33 EDT Set 20:56 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 21:25 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 88 / 65
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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